AG confirms that he also went to Singapore for his medical review

AG confirms that he also went to Singapore for his medical review

By Iva Danford
Sunday 16/01/2022
Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. Photo: Fijian Government

Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has confirmed that he was also away for his medical review in Singapore.

He highlighted this in a press conference when questioned on the purpose of his trip to Singapore.

When asked on the concerns raised by people that they needed assurance from the leaders during these tough times and they were not on the ground, Sayed-Khaiyum says the Acting Prime Minister who was Inia Seruiratu was on the ground.

Sayed-Khaiyum says Fiji has faced tougher times as well during Cyclone Winston.

He says at the moment we have COVID but the Omicron variant has very low hospitalisation rate as the experts and the Permanent Secretary of Health Dr James Fong has mentioned.

Sayed-Khaiyum says people are catching COVID and staying home but are coming back to work.

When further questioned on people’s views that they were losing confidence in the government, Sayed-Khaiyum says they have got a lot of positive responses from the public.

Sayed-Khaiyum says he has got a lot of good responses from social media and maybe the journalist that was asking the question was looking at the wrong social media site.


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